9780199642632

Epistemic Evaluation Purposeful Epistemology

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    9780199642632

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    019964263X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-12-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Epistemic Evaluation aims to explore and apply a particular methodology in epistemology. The methodology is to consider the point(s) or purpose(s) of our epistemic evaluations, and to pursue epistemological theory in light of such matters. Call this purposeful epistemology. The idea is that considerations about the point and purpose of epistemic evaluation might fruitfully constrain epistemological theory and yield insights for epistemological reflection. Several contributions to this volume explicitly address this general methodology, or some version of it. Others focus on advancing some application of the methodology rather than on theorizing about it. The papers go on to explore the idea that purposes allow one to understand the conceptual demands on knowing, examine how purposeful epistemology might shed light on the debate between internalist and externalist epistemologies, and further develop the idea of purposeful epistemology.

Author Biography


David K. Henderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,John Greco, Saint Louis University

David Henderson is Robert R Chambers Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

John Greco holds the Leonard and Elizabeth Eslick Chair in Philosophy at Saint Louis University.

Table of Contents


Introduction: The Point And Purpose Of Epistemic Evaluation, David K. Henderson and John Greco
Philosophical Methods and Evaluative Purposes
1. Teleologies and the Methodology of Epistemology, Georgi Gardiner
2. Know First, Tell Later: The Truth about Craig on Knowledge, Elizabeth Fricker
3. What's the Point?, David Henderson and Terence Horgan
Contextualism and Pragmatic Enchroachment
4. Knowledge, Practical Interests, and Rising Tides, Stephen R. Grimm
5. Two Purposes of Knowledge Attribution and the Contextualism Debate, Matthew McGrath
Does Knowledge Always Require Reasons?
6. Knowledge in Practice, Michael Williams
7. Regress-Stopping & Disagreement for Epistemic Neopragmatists, Jonathan M. Weinberg
The Internalism/Externalism Debate
8. What is the subject-matter of the theory of epistemic justification?, Sanford C. Goldberg
9. Why Justification Matters, Declan Smithies
Epistemic Norms as Social Norms
10. Epistemic Normativity and Social Norms, Peter J. Graham
11. Testimonial Knowledge and the Flow of Information, John Greco

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